BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

The summary for the BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program: With this solicitation, BJA seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) system in the United States. Through this program, BJA will support grants in two focus areas by:(1) Supporting forensic pathology fellowships(2) Providing resources necessary for medical examiner and coroner offices to achieve accreditation
Federal Grant Title: BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Justice Assistance (USDOJ-OJP-BJA)
Grant Categories: Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) Information and Statistics Law Justice and Legal Services Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2020-18435
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 16.037
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 15th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: June 15th, 2020
Posted Date: April 16th, 2020
Creation Date: April 16th, 2020
Archive Date: July 15th, 2020
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $125,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 16th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are as listed below:• Agencies directly involved in medicolegal death investigations as part of their normal business, such as medical examiner offices and coroner offices• States (including territories)• Units of local government • Federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) that perform law enforcement functions • Nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations)• Institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education)• Certain qualified individuals
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035, at, or at [email protected]. The Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.
An applicant that experiences unforeseen technical issues beyond its control that prevent it from submitting its application by the deadline must email the BJA contact identified below within 24 hours after the application deadline to request approval to submit its application after the deadline. Additional information on reporting technical issues appears under “Experiencing Unforeseen Technical Issues” in the How To Apply ( section in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center: toll-free at 1-800-851-3420; via TTY at 301-240-6310 (hearing impaired only); email [email protected]; fax to 301-240-5830; or web chat at The NCJRS Response Center hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date.
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